East End of London

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  • Whitechapel Persuasive Essay

    Whitechapel has historically been the heart of the local community – a key hamlet of the East End which has catered for the changing migrant population for generations. A symbol of the East End’s multi-layered history is the Brick Lane Mosque, which has previously served as a church and a synagogue. Within Whitechapel, many of the historic buildings still form part of the rich urban character, including the heritage churches and synagogues, and the historic shop fronts and hospital on the Whitechapel Road. These have been joined by new landmark buildings, including the East London Mosque, Idea Store and Royal London Hospital. This area has also been a historic centre of philanthropic and community organisations, which have served the changing communities of Whitechapel. The main high street and…

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  • Reasons For The Murders Of Jack The Ripper

    In 1888, the infamous serial killer, Jack the Ripper, terrorized Whitechapel, a town in East London, for eleven months with a series of five, possibly eleven, murders. There were six other horrendous murders that came before the official five victims of Jack. There were many suspects during the Ripper investigation, but the police believed that either Joseph Barnet or Robert D’Onston was responsible. Jack was never identified or arrested because a year later, the murders stopped suddenly. The…

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  • Jack The Ripper Thesis

    Jack the Ripper In London 1888, Jack the Ripper was a murderer that killed prostitutes such as Mary Nichols, Annie Chapman and a few others (Jones). His real identity is still unknown today, because of their lack of forensics and technology then they could not find the actual murderer (Jack the Ripper Biography). The name Jack the Ripper was created by one of the letters that was sent to the Metropolitan newsletter and they had signed it as "Jack the Ripper" (History.com Staff 1).…

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  • Summary Of Charles Dickens Whitechapel History, East London

    Fagin represents a time in London that was corrupt, disorganized, and old. Dickens emphasizes the old London in Fagin by connecting him to the streets, he states, “The mud lay thick upon the stones, and a black mist hung over the streets; the rain fell sluggishly down, and everything felt cold and clammy to the touch. It seemed just the night when it befitted such a being as the Jew to be abroad. As he glided steadily along, creeping beneath the shelter of the walls and doorways, the hideous old…

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  • BUF Nationalism

    working together towards the same end. However, despite this expression of local conformity, the ideological and political campaigns of the BUF differed from region to region. One historian notes that the BUF was not a ‘mass movement’ in the sense that it lacked ‘the strict, disciplinarian, authoritarian, centralised character’ that a mass movement is contingent upon. It is with these ostensible local discrepancies that this essay is primarily concerned. This essay seeks to demonstrate how the…

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  • The Berlin Wall Essay

    The fall of the Berlin Wall marked both the crumbling of communism and a new era for all citizens of Berlin. For a timespan of twenty-eight years the Berlin Wall stood as a cage, built not to keep people out, but to keep East Berliners in. With the Berlin Wall’s eradication, Germany would be reunited once more. The communist regime stood no longer, commencing a shaky start on the road to freedom. This was just another example of how communism would always fail. The end of World War II resulted…

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  • What Is The Connection Between Class And Place?

    and map of London and thirdly through quantitative data obtained through research. One way social scientists know about the connection between class and where people live is through evidence such as studies. Upon his study of industrial Manchester, Friedrich Engels referred to Manchester as a divided city, and through his work, we can see what he meant…

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  • Canary Wharf Executive Summary

    Canary Wharf Estate is located within an area of London where many young people do not gain the skills required to move from education into the job market – the youth unemployment rate in Tower Hamlets remains well above the London average. So, Canary Wharf Group’s relationships with the community need to create a long-lasting impact through indirect economic value. FBRH Sustain Case Sustainability reporting using the Global Reporting Initiative’s G4 framework is essentially a four-step…

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  • Operation Pied Piper Analysis

    hundreds of bombs on the East End, killing 430 people”. The author demonstrates this brutal massacre as well showing that regardless of the current situation the people still had a high spirit. The authors use all these factual content to suggest an imagery of a high spirit nation. But nevertheless, it does suggest a low spirit. This is partly due to the many deaths in the Blitz. The author writes “up to a third of the east end and the city of London had been flattened”. However, the main focus…

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  • British Rule Of India Essay

    In 1757, the historic battle of Plassey, a small town 150 km north of Calcutta in Bengal, changed the course of Indian history. The East India Company led by Robert Clive defeated the Nawab of Bengal, Siraj Ud- Daulah and his French allies. This marked the emergence of British rule in India as the East India Company emerged as a powerful force in Bengal. In 1761, the Maratha Empire that had become formidable in central and western India suffered massive defeat against Afghan forces led by Ahmad…

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